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Newark Man Shot Dead In Bloomfield

First Avenue, Bloomfield
First Avenue, Bloomfield Photo Credit: Google Maps

A Newark man was fatally shot Wednesday evening in Bloomfield, authorities said.

Kevin Roberts, 47, was taken to University Hospital after being shot near 12 First Ave. around 8 p.m., Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Bloomfield Public Safety Director Samuel A. DeMaio said.

He was pronounced dead around 9:15, they said.

No arrests have been made. The investigation is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force tips line at 1-877 TIPS- 4EC or 1-877-847-7432. All calls will be kept confidential. 

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